Quinoa and Cherry Granola Bars
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes, chill 2 hours
- Course: Appetizers & Snacks
A simple and healthy protein-packed sweet and savory snack.
- 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1/4 cup flaxseed
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup dried cherries
- Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil
- Reynolds Wrap® Parchment Paper
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 18x13x1-inch baking pan with Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil. Toss the oats, quinoa and flaxseed in the pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn the mixture and bake additional 10 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer oat mixture to a large bowl.
Line an 8x8x2-inch pan with Reynolds® Parchment Paper.
Combine the peanut butter, honey and butter in saucepan. Cook on medium-low heat, stirring frequently for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips.
Pour the peanut butter mixture over the oat mixture. Fold to incorporate. Add the cherries and continue folding until fully incorporated.
Press the mixture firmly and evenly into prepared pan. Chill for 2 hours.
Cut into bars and store in an airtight container.